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. >>> right now, more than 53,000 customers in baltimore county are still without power. baltimore city, anne arundel county, and howard county are also struggling. in total, more than 147,000 bge customers in maryland are still out. for more details on the power restoration progress, vic carter is live with bge spokesman rob gould. >> rob, thanks again for joining us. you said you have the bulk of the people back online. but it's still going to take a while. >> yes. we have 80% or more restored. but it's really that 147,000 figure that we're ficked on now. and of course, -- fixed on now. and of course, if you're without power, you don't care how many are restored. you want to be restored. for all of these images we're showing you, it's just going to take sometime. >> what is the biggest challenge facing you at this time? >> trees, trees and more trees. this storm is as bad if not worse than a hurricane. and hurricane irene, what we saw there is pretty bad. this is real bad. we have trees all over the place, in places you wouldn't expect to see them having come down. and that's really posing
as the medical examiner completes more autopsies. seven of those who died live in baltimore city, three in baltimore county, and most of them were elderly men. >> reporter: the heat wave is history. fueling storms that left hundreds of thousands without power. and killing a stunning 18 people in maryland. >> the humidity is up. but the temperature is down. >> reporter: way down. but before the record heat left, it buckled pavement, including part of u.s. 50. and buckled train tracks. it even left this u.s. airways jet stuck, sunk into soft pavement. >> pure hell. really. it has been awful. >> reporter: tell me about today. >> it's heaven. i love it. i love it. >> we can walk up to the snowball stand today. >> i turned off my air conditioner. save on that electric bill. >> reporter: but with the cool front came storms that knocked out another 15,000 bge customers. >> i heard that big bang. transformer blew. wire fell down. >> reporter: the utility restored most of them. bge has three weeks to issue a full report to the public service commission on the main outages last week. that commiss
. most of the outages were in baltimore city and baltimore county. >> reporter: finally, relief from the heat, after more than a week of sweltering temperatures that killed at least 13 people in maryland and more than 45 nationwide. it buckled train tracks and roads. even softened pavement enough to get this jet stuck. >> does she wear glasses or contacts? >> and there could be more deaths, as final numbers are tallied and official reports are coming in from the medical examiner. the hot air fueled storms that left more than 7,000 people without power last week. and more storms last night, knocked out power again to hundreds after bge just finished restoration efforts. the utility will file a report with the public service commission, which regulates it, within three weeks about their response. and the psc will hold hearings over whether it was appropriate. many won't soon forget those stifling temperatures. >> i'm really glad that there's air conditioning. >> a lot of people are sick of it. >> it is for now. but summer is only just beginning. >> reporter: construction work continues
encouraging women to set fitness goals and achieve them. 30-year-old kaitlyn of baltimore city math teacher was one of 10,000 submissions, her plan inspired fourth and fifth grade girls at edge wood elementary to run a mile. >> we would work out every day, monday through friday for about 45 minutes. in the end, they were able to accomplish their goal of running a mile and it was awesome. >> reporter: for ten weeks, kaitlyn tracked her progress online, vying for the chance to be one of the new faces of underarmor as one of their inspirational women and it works. >> you brought a whole new light to what underarmor is about and we're just really excited to have you have. >> reporter: under armour said it stood out the entire time. it was her selflessness that really made her shine. under armour sponsorship deal including training and gear. >> they get to work better in class and it was good for the overall kids. >> this is so good. >> reporter: under armour said the entire campaign was such a success, they plan to launch a similar one this fall. in baltimore city, i'm jessica kartalija, wjz ey
in maryland, baltimore city reporting more than any other city. >> so the danger is day after day after day of high heat, the most vulnerable of us in the community are even more vulnerable. so that includes the elderly folks with underlying heart conditions. it's critical for them to be in cool spaces. >> reporter: hydration is the key to survival for anyone working outdoors. >> you can actually fry an egg on the roof. >> reporter: roofs baking in the sun can reach temperatures of 180 degrees. part of why roofers often altser their schedules. start early in the morning and try to get off at 2:00 before the heat sets in. drink a lott of water and gate -- a lot of water and gatorade. >> reporter: for chimney repairmen, that means take a lot of breaks. >> he mr. come down and i from -- he will come down and i will go up. take breaks. it helps a lot. >> i get a slurpee when i have to to go sit in my car until it cools down. that's the only way i survive. >> reporter: city pools are open an extra hour today because of this code red heat alert. in fact, the city has open 11 different cooling sta
. >> reporter: most of the deaths have have been in baltimore city. older men, with heart problems. but no one is immune. >> people may lose sight of the fact that it continues to be a real hazard. >> we want to avoid any deaths at all. and if people stay cool and hydrated, we can avoid those negative outcomes. >> heat is a big problem. try to take the dog out. and the pavement gets really hot. try to keep really short walks. >> reporter: some are enjoying being outside in the hazy sunshine. >> to me, laying out in the sun is ther putic. and -- therapeutic and clears my mind and thoughts. when you can't afford tanning, you improvise. >> i saw the temperature tomorrow. and i thought, how far away can i get if i start driving now? [ laughter ] >> reporter: and the state has activated its emergency heat plan. right now, there is an emergency meeting of the city council to discuss the response to this heat wave. reporting live in hampden, mike hellgren, week eyewitness news. >> mike -- wjz eyewitness news. >> mike, thank you. bge and thousands of out-of- town crews continue to work to get people b
in baltimore city and the county as well as part of anne arundel county. baltimore city police were forced to block off a number of intersections because of flooding. >>> the parents of an 8-year- old prince william county boy are charged with felony child abuse. amy and matthew sweeney of net hollow court in bristow were arrested after the child turned up at a house on glen meadow lane and appeared to be lost. the boy had severe bruising all over his body. they believe the abuse happened on a constant basis. the child is in the custody of child protective services. >>> 5:04 now. 9 wants you to know there are new allegations of misspent tax dollars by the general services administration. the inspector general is now launching an investigation into a reward and motivation conference the gsa held in 2010 at a marriott in arlington. the one-day conference allegedly cost taxpayers almost $270,000. here's what some of the investigators think the money was spent on. $41,734 for travel, more than $34,000 to rent the venue, $28,364 for a time and temperature picture frames, $25078 for 4,000 drumst
in annapolis, maryland giant tree burying a home. our viewer sent this a baltimore city police car crushed by a true. police patrol lines at a bp gas station, the only place for gas in town right now. if you have videos or pictures from the storm damaged areas please send them us to to ureport@foxnews.com or directly to me. or facebook.com/harrisfaulkner. remember stay safe when you senate. >>> the air force acknowledging it is looking into reports of sexual salt of female recruits. investigators saying there have been 31 victims women who say they've either been victims of sexual assault or misconduct by instructors, all of this happening at lackland airbase in texas over the past two years. first victim coming forward last june. 12 instructors under investigation, nine from the same squadron. molly henneberg on the story for us. the defense secretary weighing in. >> reporter: yes defense secretary panetta says he's very concerned. he says recruits are vulnerable during basic training and military leadership has to make sure instructors, don't take advantage of that situation. >> the comm
in the plane. he survived and is recovering. >>> underarmor honors a baltimore city schoolteacher for refining what it means to be a woman athlete. she trained girls for 10 weeks until they would run 1 mile. she gets an underarmor sponsorship deal that includes training and athletic gear. stay with wjz 13, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> jeff daniels approves. he says good music. welcome back to "cbs this morning." we've been watching jeff daniels in memorable roles for three decades, like "dumb and dumber," "terms of endearment" and god of carnage. >> he takes on the role of an anchor man with personal demons. >> your father, he was an abusive alcoholic. >> i didn't say that. >> but he was, right? >> you got that in the 40 minutes that i've been sitting here that seemed like a week and a half? can i have a prescription now? >> he hit you? >> come on. >> he hit you, right? >> how many times did you see goodwill hunting? >> he hit you, yes. he hit your mother. >> yes. >> you have a brother, two sisters. he hit them, right? >> look, he didn't hit anybody once i was old enough to hit him back. >> jeff daniels
of dollars for the state of maryland. millions of dollars for prince george's county, baltimore city. >> governor o'malley says he won't call a special session until he has an agreement from house leaders. the assembly must take action by august 20th if it wants the issue to get on the november ballot. >>> still ahead, a major milestone today for the dulles rail project. >> and an approach to protect school children in fairfax county from predators. why some bus routes could be changing. >> team u.s.a. got off to a bad start last night. but ended strong. we're checking sports later. >> here's a live look outside. it is going to be a scorcher, folks. we'll get the latest weather from tucker, traffic from lauren in just a little bit. so stay with us for that. it's 7:11 right now. ould be our own is troubled mitt romney supports overturning roe versus wade. romney backed a law that outlaws all abortion -- even in cases of rape and incest. and that's not all. i'll cut off funding to planned parenthood. [ female announcer ] for women, planned parenthood means life-saving cancer screenings
george's county and the city of baltimore can make a determination whether or not they want it. >> ride on buses, 26 montgomery county ride on buses have been taken out of service because? >> well, i made the decision yesterday to remove them permanently because we've had some problems with the champion buses in the county. we had a fire yesterday. i do not want to jeopardize the safety of our workers and our potential patrons of the ride on system so i decided to remove them. we'll look at replacement. we hope to have all of those replaced in a couple of weeks. >> with 26 buses out of service, it's going to affect residents. >> it certainly will but we hope we can get through this with minimal disruption. we're on sort of a mini holiday schedule for some of the buses now and we'll ramp it back up the next few days. >> you will. so it will be back in a couple of days. >> hope to, yes. >> thank you. it's always great to have county executive ike leggett with me. >>> congresswoman michele bachmann's allegations that the secretary of state has ties with the muslim brotherhood has some repu
. that front is slowly going to sag to the south. but from new york city to philly to baltimore, even d.c., there will be a chance of additional storms today. and look at the heat in the middle of the country. so the heat wave's not exactly ending for everyone unfortunately. >> unfortunately indeed. all right, bill. thanks so much. >>> well, big blue boost its outlook, ebay profits fly and burger bad guys. your early morning business headlines are straight ahead. >>> plus, sorry ladies. signs are all pointing to george clooney, maybe off the market. >>> coming up, walk-offs, a scary fall, and did you make money in the market yesterday? if so, i know why. you're watching "early today." >>> good morning and welcome back to "early today." i'm lynn berry, and here are some of your top headlines this morning. a new york times cbs news poll finds the presidential race a virtual tie with mitt romney, 47%, president obama, 46%. 20 op f the voters say they may change their mind by november. >>> senator john mccain defended a top aide official. mccain said bachmann's attacks have, quote, no logic
and 76. 73, baltimore and 76 in ocean city and into hagerstown. into the cooldown and you will night temperature this afternoon. >> we'll take this rain and there some thunder, too. >>> and that hot is causing major problems. the road buckled from the heat. according to the maryland state highway, the lanes were reopened for the morning commute. >> time now to check in with julie wright. >> we find our lanes are opened traveling around the cap to beltway and that is working in your favorite at this point and there is no problems to the west and to centreville. no trouble spots to report and you continue on northbound i-95 and making your way from the occoquan and 395 and that is still in the clear to hyatts town and into clarksburg and that is a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. >> and thank you. >>> the cleanup efforts -- forts are underway in fredericksburg, virginia. >> melanie alnwick is live with the latest. morning, melanie. >> reporter: and there is that chance to look here and this is that ford explorer here and that windshield is broken here and looks like something bounc
the way up to southern new england. hartford even hit 100. but this 104 in baltimore, incredible stuff there. central park, philadelphia, even by the water in atlantic city, it was 101. today is going to be cooler in this region. there could be thunderstorms and rain. temperatures will still be warm, still a little muggy. but that cooler air is making its way. look at buffalo and albany. beautiful day for you. now, those thunderstorms, they weren't just in new england. they were back here around chicago. southern wisconsin. and numerous isolated strong storms throughout much of kentucky down there to the carolinas. in all, 348 reports of severe weather yesterday. that's wind damage and large hail. not many tornados. this morning, we're pretty much dry throughout the east, but we are thankful for the heavy rain moving through northern indiana. indiana has been one of the worst states for the drought, along with arkansas. and we're getting drenched in northern indiana this morning. this is welcomed rainfall. we had rain last night in indianapolis just a little bit. we're talking about ar
, of course, is my home city of baltimore, where the water infrastructure is historic as some of its buildings, well over 100 years old. we've talked about this issue, but, madam president, i just want to bring to your attention that this past monday in baltimore, 120-year-old water main broke creating a massive crater in downtown baltimore on one of the busiest streets in our city. i've been told it's going to take a couple of weeks before that can be fixed. i've also been told that as a result, downtown baltimore was flooded and sending thousands of workers home, costing businesses countless loss of revenue. now, okay, you say these things happen. well, in baltimore we have a water main break at the rate of about two or three a day, causing a lot of cost, because our city workers have to go out and dig it up and have to cut off water service, homes are inconvenienced by not having the ability to get their water. and we go through this again and again. what we need to do is upgrade our water infrastructure. we all understand that. we need to make that investment. and these major water main br
's a major cleanup operation under way right now. want to bring in the mayor of baltimore, stephanie rawlings-blake. her city has extended a code red heat alert through tomorrow. good morning. >> good morning to you. >> tell me what you're doing for folks in the baltimore area to keep them from suffering heat exhaustion, heat stroke. it's supposed to be triple digits for the next couple of days. >> we're dealing with two weather emergencies, certainly the derecho, weird storm that no one knows what it is, but the heat is the majorening and that's where we anticipate being vulnerable with heat deaths. we've been giving out ice an asking city residents to check on vulnerable neighbors, those without power and they know don't have air conditioning. check on them, living in isolation, to check and really come together neighbor to neighbor. >> i read you spent your sunday, correct me if i'm wrong, handing out ice blocks to people who i know don't have the ac and in terms of major intersections, have lived in the d.c., baltimore area. i know morning commutes aren't fun, especially adding insult to
-star harold reynolds, a former seattle and baltimore player, who will be covering the all-star game for mlb network and in kansas city, espn's jayson stark, who joins us from the field of tuesday's game. doris let me start with you. what is it about baseball that has given us this great staying power? we have been playing baseball in this country since the civil war, abraham lincoln -- >> my god. >> schieffer: played baseball. you wrote a book of some notice about it. what do you think it is about this game? >> i think it has to do with the fact it gets passed down from a parent to a child so it is part of your family memories, i mean in my state i was six years old and kept they art of keeping score so i could record for him the history of that afternoon's brooklyn dodger game, and he never told me then that all of this was actually described in the sports pages the next day so i threw it out and he wouldn't do know what happened to the brooklyn dodgers so my kids love baseball and part of the same fabric, we now have season tickets to the red sox, i can sometimes sit at the field and clo
and then west. that including every major metropolitan city. 25,000 people without power in new jersey. lightning strikes, thousands of them at radar sites per hour. now, remember, these are high temperatures today. 101 at laguardia, 104 in newark. baltimore, 107. and we're breaking this heat with this long line of storms. there will be pictures in the news to show trees down, power out, all of the things that come with the storms. >> not used to seeing it over the skyline of manhattan. thank you, sam. as you said, the storms are cracking the heat wave in the northeast. but for the rest of the country, the drought is unrelenting. by one estimate, three-fifths of the usa, from sea to shining sea, is dry. and you can see how dry, on the mighty mississippi river, which is where we find abc's ryan owens tonight. >> reporter: you are looking at an indiana golf course. it's so dry, balls drop through the cracks of what any other summer is a water hazard. in nebraska, this river is so low, the fish have no place to swim. and the mississippi river isn't nearly as mighty as it should be. this s
with the city commissioner about disturbing new evidence of voter fraud there. stay with us. stay in the moment sanya. focus lolo, focus. let's do this. i am from baltimore. south carolina... bloomington, california... austin, texas... we are all here to represent the country we love. this is for everyone back home. it's go time. across america, we're all committed to team usa. wouldn't it be nice if there was an easier, less-expensive option than using a traditional lawyer? well, legalzoom came up with a better way. we took the best of the old and combined it with modern technology. together you get quality services on your terms, with total customer support. legalzoom documents have been accepted in all 50 states, and they're backed by a 100% satisfaction guarantee. so go to legalzoom.com today and see for yourself. it's law that just makes sense. >> jamie: penn state taking down the statue of joe paterno. that happened this morning. the university says it became an obstac toll healing after the late head coach was accused of covering up child sex abuse allegations against jerry sandusky. inv
's trial is set to begin september 4. >>> baltimore's public works department is trying to avert a potential disaster. they are asking people who get their water from the city to conserve as much as possible. public works crews have found weak spots in a 54-inch transmission main which carries water to howard and anne arundel counties. today workers are going to try to perform some tests to see what kind of repairs are needed and whether or not the entire main needs to be shut off. >>> there are some people in southwest virginia who still do not have power after the june 29 epic storm around here. to get relief some of them are going to jail. the county jail has been reopened so people can have air conditioning and a place to sleep. the building was closed a few months ago when a new regional jail opened. >>> second careers are so- called encore careers are becoming increasingly popular. more and more people are into this. this is a way to reimagine ourselves or a way to deal with careers that simply vanished during the great recession. approximately nine million people have foun
the plans to improve the baltimore school district. the man who renovated manydifferent schools is presenting the seam plans for the city and it takes place at city hall at 1. >> gl now back to new york for good morning america and another update in 30 minutes. ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >>> she's incredible. florence welch, florence and the machine, they're live singing, the group is getting ready to head out to tour. you know, just recently, she had take some time off with her throat. we can't wait. >> awesome. >>> can't wait for friday. big party in the park on friday. carmen heating up the park. >> can't get your weekend started until you spend it with us. use the gma app on your smartphone or go to our facebook page and vote for your favorite question. you'll find out exact exactly. oh, i'm sorry. i'm sorry. >> in other music news, sam, madison beer, why justin bieber says that she's about to become an overnight huge success. we'll tell her story coming up. a great show planned just a few hours from now. >> jam packed. keeping up with the car kardashians kris jenner. and a
as this morning. down at the beaches f you are in ocean city, a real good thunderstorm at the moment. teaches reagan national, much cooler than yesterday. 75 right now. warm and humid but feels a lot better. 77 fredricksburg. 73 in baltimore. afternoon high temperatures for the first time in about 12 days will not touch 95 or better. the highs today only 85 degrees with lots of clouds around. it should feel more comfortable this afternoon. could be a shower later today. more details on the five-day coming up. let's do traffic and see if things are slowing down on the roadway. w if you are traveling on 95 this morning. accident activity in newington tying up the left side of the roadway. be careful here as you travel off the overpass here at 7100 trying to merge to 95. accident activity, stay to the right in order to get by. on the other side of town, lanes are open top stretch of the beltway between general park and bethesda. 270 south of 28 heading through rockville, the lanes are open. the earlier crash in the local lanes has been cleared. that's a check of your fox 5 on- time traffic. >>>
heat is catching up with those who have been without power for a week now. we visited a west baltimore man who would could -- could no longer tolerate the temperatures. he was taken away with a heatstroke. eight people have died from the heat. bge hoped to add 100 out of state workers yesterday, instead they got 250 more to tackle the outages. about 20,000 have had their service restored in the past 24 hours. reporting in north baltimore, mike schuh. >>> a man is behind bars after a police involved shooting. it happened last night just outside the maryland campus. officers shot the man after he try today steal a police cruiser. he crashed it into a brick barrier and was taken to the hospital. nobody else was hurt. >>> four men are under indictment after a meth lab was discovered inside the holiday inn after someone tipped them off. each man faces a number of charges. >>> stay with wjz 13, maryland's news station. up next travel websites that will make your summer vacation the best yet. actor allen coming talks ability -- about his roll on the cbs hit show the >>> wow. hello long beach.
in washington. overnight temperatures fall back into the 70s and even low 80s in the city. plenty of humidity with the rain we picked up yesterday. 80 in annapolis. 80 in baltimore. 79degrees in leonardtown. let's talk about the jet stream and the big dome of high pressure, we've been talking about for days and days, won't completely move out for the drought ridden west. at least for us, a little dip in the jet stream, cooling us down for the weekend. that process will take a couple of days. clouds in the forecast today with a frontal system, and the risk of a few showers or thunderstorms this afternoon and just like yesterday, one or two of those storms could be on the strong side. look out for that possibility. i don't think it will be as strong as yesterday. but that possibility with the frontal system hanging out in the area. bottom line for the weekend, things look brighterrer and cooler with less humidity. something to look forward to. here's your five-day forecast, as we get into the afternoon hours, possibility of storms and highs in the low 90s. lots of humidity. and there you go for
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